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Our Bee Cream and Lotion Bar - A little goes a long way!

My favorite part at a recent craft fair was to show people that they don't need much of our product to get the benefits of all the wonderful ingredients we put into our products!A story I like to tell is about my husband's friend who reached into one of our sample jars and grabbed a huge dollop of cream.  He proceeded to work cream into his arms and hands and was left with -- you guessed it -- a greasy mess!  Too much of our product will eventually absorb and be awesome for your skin, but if you are like...

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We are up and running....literally! A few notes...

So...we went live a few months ago and I haven't had time to blog some of the lessons I have learned so far on this journey of starting a business!  Remember this is coming from a person who DOES NOT have a degree in Business 101.  I am in a constant state of learning!Here is my quick list so far: If you are waiting for the "perfect" time to launch a business, forget about it -- it will never happen. Just go do it! Keep a diary of your day to day interactions with people about the business -  good...

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Pie!

    Most of us have a favorite pie recipe that we pull out to make at this time of the year!                                           I remember as a young girl spending days in the kitchen with mom making pie crusts and carefully assembling several different pies in preparation for our Thanksgiving meal.  I think we easily made at least 10 different pies!  I can hear my mom in my head -- "so and so likes pumpkin and so and so likes pecan....".  We were insane to try and make everyone's favorite!  But that was my mom -- she aimed to please...

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Family Recipes - Chocolate Cake!

Recipes

My favorite memories as a child are of family members gathering to make food for celebrations. We all have our "special recipes". What's yours? Here is my favorite birthday cake recipe! Rachel's Plan Bee Chocolate Cake 2 cups sugar1-3/4 cups unbleached all purpose flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder (I love using dark chocolate cocoa powder) 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup milk or non-dairy alternative (we love coconut milk) 1/2 cup vegetable oil (melted virgin coconut oil) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup very strong coffee or expresso, boiling hot...

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